Police Reveal Cause Of Ondo INEC Office Inferno

0
60

Police authorities on Monday revealed the cause of the inferno which gutted the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) head office in Akure, Ondo State capital.

 

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Bolaji Salami told journalists that the fire outbreak was caused by a faulty electrical connection.

Salami debunked insinuations that the fire outbreak was a result of sabotage and stressed that the cause of the inferno was revealed following investigations by the Federal Fire Service.

As the governorship election approaches, the police boss urged political leaders and parties in the state to call their supporters to order not to foment violence.

READ ALSO:ANGOLA: Union protests police brutality after death of doctor

The fire outbreak which occurred on Thursday,  September 10 resulted in the destruction of over 5,000 smart card readers.

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of INEC in the state, Rufus Akeju told newsmen that the inferno said things could have been worse, had it not been for the timely intervention of the men of the Ondo State Fire Service, Federal Fire Service, and fire service officials from Ilesa, Osun State.

Watch Leakblast TV channel from around the world

Thanks for Reading via the most updated news portal

About Leakblast.com

Share your story with us

Advertise With us

Encourage & Support LeakBlast

Feel free to contact us

Call Us:+234(0)9073726403
Get us on Whatsapp: +234(0)8181166425      
Email Us: editors@leakblast.com

SUPPORT LEAKBLAST JOURNALISM OF INTEGRITY AND CREDIBILITY

Good  journalism costs a lot of money.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble Endeavor.

By contributing to LeakBlast, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Support LeakBlast

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here